German government defends slow vaccination campaign

Germany’s health minister on Wednesday defended the government’s decision to procure and approve vaccines against the coronavirus along with the rest of the European Union amid criticism that the rollout of shots in the country has been too slow. Noting that Germany depends on the free movement of goods and…

Expert calls for government regulation of weight loss programs

An obesity expert is calling for greater regulation of weight loss programs, warning that the "anecdata" used to market such plans is seeing Australians diet themselves larger. Dr Nicholas Fuller, director of the clinical obesity program at the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre, has suggested a star-rating system for…